The treatment possibility of mining drainage from horizon 830 in the Sasa Mine, Macedonia

Golomeova, Mirjana and Stojanovska, Marija and Krstev, Boris and Golomeov, Blagoj and Zendelska, Afrodita and Krstev, Aleksandar (2013) The treatment possibility of mining drainage from horizon 830 in the Sasa Mine, Macedonia. In: XV Balkan Mineral Processing Congress, 12–16 June 2013, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

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Abstract

The drainage system on mining area Sasa consists of surface water from the rivers Crvena, Svinja and Kozja which are flowing from field of ore deposit, and with other small mountain tributaries that flow into the River Kamenichka. The results of the measurements show that in all samples from surface waters are detected increased concentrations of heavy and toxic metals, except for the water of the River Crvena. These increased concentrations are a consequence of historical anthropogenic impact of acid mine drainage from old inactive pits, as well as the impact of current activities in mine SASA primarily from the mining drainage from the active horizon 830. The paper shows results of the treating mining drainage samples from horizon 830, by applying the method of passive treatment “diversion wells”. The results show that the use of combined treatment of diversion well and treatment with flocculants gives satisfactory results in terms of reduced concentrations of metals, dissolved and suspended solids.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Engineering and Technology > Environmental engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Afrodita Zendelska
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2013 11:21
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 11:21
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/6752

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